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Triple Play For Marauders In Loss; Another Good Inning For Veal

Triple Play For Marauders In Loss; Another Good Inning For Veal

Erie SeaWolves  7,  Altoona Curve  6[ box ]The Curve fell behind early and came close, but could not catch up to Erie, despite out-hitting them 9-8.  Erie jumped out to a big lead with a 4-run top of the 1st.  A triple, a walk, and a single brought in the first run off starter Bryan Morris.  A 3-run homer followed, and the Curve fell into an early hole.  The Curve got one run right back in the bottom of the 1st.  2B Brock Holt and CF Starling Marte began the inning with back-to-back walks.  A fly out by SS Jordy Mercer let Holt tag up and advance to third.  Holt scored on LF Quincy Latimore's ground out to second.  They added another run in the 2nd, starting with a single by 3B Jeremy Farrell.  A ground out by DH Jose Hernandez moved Farrell up to second base.  RF Brad Chalk walked, then Holt drove in Farrell with a single lined into right field.  Chalk also tried to score from first, but he was out at the plate on t...

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